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Ragone Named Director of Ketchum’s D.C. Office

Ragone at the March 1 launch party for his latest book 'Presidential Leadership.' L to R: PIX11 Morning News' Jill Nicolini; Ragone; Fox News' Courtney Friel; and CNN's Ali Velshi. Photo: Philip Robertson, Britrock Photography

Nick Ragone has been appointed director of Ketchum‘s 120-person Washington D.C. office. Ragone will be relocating from New York City and reporting to Lorraine Thelian, North American senior partner. His new job starts July 5.

In New York, Ragone was associate director and head of the office’s corporate, issues and crisis, and media relations teams. In D.C. he’ll be working to build the connection between the corporate and public affairs practices.

In addition to his work at Ketchum, Ragone is a frequent guest on CNN and other news networks. Recently published his fourth book Presidential Leadership: 15 Decisions That Changed the Nation. We spoke with Ragone about how he balances his PR career with his other interests after attending his book party in March. You can read the post here.

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Burson MD Named Ketchum Midwest Director

Bill Zucker has been named director of the Midwest region at Ketchum, responsible for leading the overall strategy and daily operations of the Chicago and Pittsburgh offices. Previously, he was managing director and Midwest market leader for Burson-Marsteller, based in Chicago. Zucker will join the agency on September 29 reporting to Ron Culp, head of the North American corporate practice and Midwest MD, and Lorraine Thelian, senior partner, North America.